Designer Interview – Sophia Edstrand

Sophia Edstrand interview. V Söderqvist Blog.

Landing in Paris as an au pair to French jewellery designer Marie-Hélène de Taillac at the age of 18, Sophia Edstrand’s life journey would take many exotic turns.  Her work with de Taillac would take her to India, a land that was a complete opposite to her native Sweden. It was while working for de […]

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Museea at Art Miami Week

Iris Van Herpen - Micro-2012 couture dress handmade from night blue liquid fabric photo: Ronald Stoop

My favourite exhibition makers, Swede Sofia Hedman and her husband Serge Martynov of Museea were at Art Miami this week with a Pop Up exhibition A QUEEN WITHIN: ADORNED ARCHETYPES. Presented by Barrett Barrera Projects, they featured a selection of work from the full scale exhibition, film & artwork of Comme des Garçons, Alexander McQueen, Rick Owens, 69, Iris van Herpen, […]

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Designer Interview – Andrea Reschia

Footwear Designer Andrea Reschia. V Söderqvist Blog.

Stockholm based Argentinian Andrea Reschia is the force behind the rock chic footwear label Reschia. With a background in Fashion and Textile studies in Buenos Aires, and many years experience in the footwear industry in Argentina and Italy, it was love that brought her to Sweden.  In Stockholm Reschia worked with top Swedish Fashion brands such as Carin Wester, […]

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Utopian Bodies – Fashion Looks Forward. Interview with Sofia Hedman-Martynova.

Change. Photo: Mattias Lindbäck.

Utopian Bodies-Fashion Looks Forward is not your ordinary Fashion Exhibition. Spread over eleven galleries in the Liljevalchs Art Museum in Stockholm, the 5 month exhibition ended its run last month. While most fashion exhibitions tend to focus on just one designer, this multi sensorial exhibition, with 200 pieces, explores eleven themes: Sustainability, Change, Technology, Craft and […]

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House of Dagmar AW16

Stockholm Fashion Week is in full swing and the House of Dagmar had their Autumn/Winter 2016 collection unveiled yesterday. Soft sensual fabrics, brushed mohair, leather, turtle necks, pencil skirts and their signature knits. Elegant yet edgy, a look that Swedish designers do so well. I asked Kristina Tjäder, designer and Creative Director and one of the 3 […]

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Designer Interview – House of Dagmar

Swedish Fashion Label, House of Dagmar was the winner of the prestigious Elle Designer of the Year Award 2015. The driving force behind this 10 year old label are the coolest sisters in town, Karin Söderlind, Kristina Tjäder and Sofia Wallenstam. Combining their talents in the fields of Economics, Design and Marketing, and adding to that a […]

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Designer Interview – Hampus Bernhoff

It would be quite limiting to label Hampus Bernhoff only as a Fashion Designer. Armed with a Business Degree from Stockholm University and Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Fashion from Central St. Martins in London, Hampus has worked internationally and in many different aspects of Fashion, Design, Accessories and Photography. An all round artist who […]

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Designer Interview – Charlotte Bonde

Charlotte Bonde Jewellery is pure eye candy. They are stunning, bold statement pieces, elegant, yet with an edge to them. Seen often on celebrities in Sweden, and a firm favourite of Princess Victoria , they stand out in their originality, something hard to achieve in today’s highly saturated jewellery market. Charlotte Bonde Jewellery is available […]

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